These are key combinations to activate System Recovery/Factory Restore so you can restore a laptop or desktop to factory settings with the onboard system recovery image.
System Recovery is not system restore. System restore is a windows only system
these key presses and procedures vary from brand to brand.
- Acer - Alt + F10
- Dell - Ctrl + F11 , Ctrl + F10
- HP - F10
HP/Compaq - On startup, press f11 to launch Recovery Manager
Pressing the f11 key during the startup on a computer with an HP factory image will start the system recovery process even if the prompt is not displayed
- Fujitsu -